You are familiar with rewards programs for your credit cards and the like – now it’s coming to trading cards. In an effort to rid their products of redemptions, Panini is introducing a Rewards Program where collectors can pick and choose the cards they want.
A survey of 100 independent retailers showed there is optimism heading into 2012 due to manufacturer involvement, strong promotions, labor peace in the leagues and increased use of social media.
The Industry Summit, slated for March 18-21 in Las Vegas, will have an added presence from Topps, including a Retailing for Success seminar and gifts for HTA retailers.
The hobby’s Industry Summit won’t take place until March, but news is already coming form the event, including a special trading card set produced by Leaf.